Employment Practices Liability

Symposium Registration Now Open

By  Halie Gallik | 5/5/2022 8:00 am

Registration is now open for Public Entity Partners’ 2022 Risk & Insurance Symposium, scheduled for August 24 - 26 at the Cool Springs Marriott in Franklin. This three-day, in-person educational and networking event will provide attendees with courses aimed at local government risk management and touch on emerging risk exposures.

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Webinar: Avoiding Government Employment Claims

By  Heather Hughes | 5/5/2022 8:00 am

Employment practices liability is a high-exposure area for local governments, but many employment claims can be diminished or avoided.

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HR Hero Offers Time-Saving Resources

By  Heather Hughes | 4/7/2022 8:00 am

Public Entity Partners offers a free toolkit to help assist our members with their human resource programs. This fully customizable, cloud-based platform offers expert legal analysis, guidance, training and best-in-class tools, and combines powerful workflow tools that human resource professionals need into one centralized dashboard.

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Volunteer Exposures for Entities

By  Heather Hughes | 4/7/2022 8:00 am

Many of Public Entity Partners’ members rely on volunteers to help them serve the public and their customers. From volunteer firefighters and auxiliary police to planning committees and school boards, there are considerations to ensure that entities are protected from liability exposures and volunteers are well suited for serving in these capacities.

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Webinar - Tennessee Drug Free Workplace

By  Heather Hughes | 3/3/2022 7:00 am

Public Entity Partners will present a webinar on the Tennessee Drug Free Workplace Program on March 30th at 1 p.m. CST/2 p.m. EST. This webinar will be hosted by Lance Wheaton, program coordinator, Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Drug Free Workplace Program.

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Employment Practices Liability

By  Halie Gallik | 2/4/2021 8:00 am

Properly handling employment issues and related claims are key factors in reducing your entity’s employment practices liability exposure. As simple as it may sound, there are right and wrong ways to discipline or terminate an employee. Unfortunately, increasing numbers of employment claims, court awards and settlements all seem to indicate that the wrong way may be gaining ground. The workplace and the laws that govern it have changed in multiple ways, which has increased the number of exposures governmental employers face regarding employment practices.

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When Does a Personnel Manual Create an Employment Contract?

By  Ross V. Smith, J.D. | 9/2/2020 8:00 am

Employment Practices Liability claims are growing within our state and across the nation. Staying up-to-date on rules, regulations and court cases is important for ensuring your organization is following necessary laws and respecting the rights of every employee.

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Meet Celeste Taylor

6/25/2020 4:00 pm

On July 1, 2020, Celeste will transition to the PE Partners’ loss control department to fill the employment practices liability (EPL) consultant position. In this new role, Celeste will assist PE Partners members in identifying and controlling employment liability risks, and work with the loss control department to develop and implement employment risk control tools.

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